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Kiss Security Guard Sues Over Confetti Fall

Kiss star Gene Simmons has been slapped with legal action from a concert security guard who allegedly slipped and fell on the band's confetti during a gig in 2012.The rockers celebrated the end of their...

Wiz Khalifa Scores First Album Number One

Rapper Wiz Khalifa has scored his first U.S. album number one.Blacc Hollywood debuts atop the Billboard 200 with 90,000 first-week sales. The Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack falls a spot to two, while country...

Kiss Stars Rejected Make-up Plan For Football Team

Veteran rockers Kiss rejected a plan to make members of their football team wear the band's signature face-paint.Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley launched their own Arena Football League team called the L.A. Kiss last year...

Motley Crue Soaked On Stage For Ice Bucket Challenge

Veteran rockers Motley Crue were soaked on stage as they took part in the charity ice bucket challenge during a show in Virginia on Wednesday night (20Aug14).The Girls, Girls, Girls hitmakers were nominated for the...

Ace Frehley Chastises Gene Simmons Over Depression Comments

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley has chastised his ex-bandmate Gene Simmons for making controversial comments about depression just days after the death of funnyman Robin Williams.The veteran rock star was the focus of a major...

Joe Elliot Too Busy For Black Star Riders Project

Def Leppard star Joe Elliott has abandoned plans to produce the new Black Star Riders album because he's too busy touring with Kiss.Frontman Ricky Warwick has revealed the Pour Some Sugar on Me hitmaker is...

Nikki Sixx: 'It's Time To End The Gene Simmons Bash-athon'

Rocker Nikki Sixx has urged his fans and radio listeners to end the "Gene Simmons bash-athon", which he started by slamming the Kiss star for ill-advised remarks he made about people suffering from depression.The outspoken...

Gene Simmons Sorry For Depression Remarks

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has apologised after suggesting sufferers of depression should kill themselves in a recent interview.The rock veteran lost his cool when he was asked about his relationship with former Kiss members Ace...

Nikki Sixx Attacks Kiss Star Over Depression Remarks

Motley Crue star Nikki Sixx has blasted Gene Simmons for ill-advised comments the rocker made recently about people battling depression.The outspoken Kiss bass player upset many people when he implied that those fighting depression should...

James Caan And Barbra Streisand Lead Tributes To Lauren Bacall

Actor James Caan and Barbra Streisand led tributes to their late pal Lauren Bacall following the actress' death on Tuesday (12Aug14).The 89-year-old movie legend died after suffering a stroke at her home in Manhattan, New...

Gene Simmons Urges U.s. Immigrants To Learn English

Outspoken Kiss star Gene Simmons has urged immigrants to the U.S. to learn English to succeed in life.The rocker, who himself is an immigrant, took aim at foreigners who refuse to perfect their English when...

Gene Simmons: 'We Still Want Tebow For Arena Football Team'

Kiss star Gene Simmons has confirmed reports suggesting he and bandmate Paul Stanley attempted to sign Christian quarterback Tim Tebow to their arena football team L.A. Kiss.Tebow split fans while playing for the New York...

Ian Gillan Will Follow Kiss' Lead If Deep Purple Guitarist Is Overlooked At Hall Of Fame Induction

Rocker Ian Gillan is planning to pull a Kiss if Deep Purple ever get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - because he refuses to hit the stage with former guitarist Ritchie...

Gene Simmons Defends Disgraced Basketball Boss' Freedom Of Speech

Outspoken Kiss star Gene Simmons has risked incurring the wrath of African-Americans and race sympathisers by supporting disgraced basketball boss Donald Sterling's freedom of speech.The Los Angeles Clippers owner was fined $2.5 million and threatened...

Def Leppard Star Winning Cancer Battle Again

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is celebrating after another thumbs up from doctors in his ongoing cancer battle.The guitarist announced he was in remission in November (13), but had to backtrack when medics advised him...

David Letterman's Drummer Was A Member Of Kiss For A Night

The drummer for U.S. chat show David Letterman's house band was once a member of Kiss for a night.Revered session musician Anton Fig, who had played on two Kiss albums as well as guitarist Ace...

Ace Frehley Found The Perfect Recording Spot In Remote California Farm Community

Former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley scored a great deal while planning to record his new album Space Invader - a fan offered him the use of his studio in remote California a cut-price rate.The rocker...

Ryan Seacrest To Host Fashion Rocks

Ryan Seacrest will host 'Fashion Rocks'.The charity event - which will be attended by an impressive array of celebrities - combines the world of fashion with musical performances and will broadcast on US TV network...

Ace Frehley Impressed With Fiancee's Lyrics For New Album

Former Kiss star Ace Frehley is hoping to give his fiancee a big musical boost after collaborating with her on his new album Space Invader.Rachael Gordon tasted a little success in Europe over a decade...

Ace Frehley Planning All-star Covers Album

Guitar great Ace Frehley is recording a new album of "covers and remixes" with some very special guests.Just weeks before he releases Space Invader, his first studio album in five years, the former Kiss star...

Ace Frehley: 'Simmons And Stanley Pulled Hall Of Fame Show Over Reunion Demand Fears'

Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons refused to regroup the original Kiss line-up for a performance at the band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction because they were afraid fans would demand a reunion tour,...

Def Leppard Stall Las Vegas Return To Record New Album

Def Leppard have postponed their upcoming Las Vegas residency so they can record a new album.The British group was planning to hit Sin City for a string of shows in November (14), but frontman Joe...

Gene Simmons: 'There's No Chance Of A Kiss Original Line-up Reunion'

Rocker Gene Simmons has dashed Kiss fans' hopes of an original line-up reunion following the group's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction in April (14), insisting there's "not a chance" of a get together.As...

Alice Cooper Collaborator Dick Wagner Recovering After Heart Surgery

Longtime Alice Cooper collaborator Dick Wagner is recovering after undergoing heart surgery.The 71 year old guitarist, who wrote the power ballads I Might as Well Be on Mars and Only Women Bleed, checked into a...

Kiss Announce Las Vegas Residency For November

Rockers Kiss have confirmed plans to play a residency in Las Vegas.The group, led by Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, will play a nine-show run at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in...

Kiss Announce Las Vegas Shows

KISS have promised a ''double dose [of] steroids'' with their Las Vegas residency.The legendary group will perform nine shows at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from November 5, and guitarist Paul Stanley...

Def Leppard Star Vivian Campbell's Cancer Is Back

Def Leppard rocker Vivian Campbell is battling cancer again just seven months after telling fans he was in remission.The guitarist went public with his Hodgkin's lymphoma diagnosis last year (13), but revealed he was winning...

Gene Simmons To Share Business Acumen In New Book

Veteran Kiss star Gene Simmons is set to share the secrets to his business success in a new self-help book.The heavy rocker is working on Me, Inc.: Build An Army of One, Unleash Your Inner...

Linkin Park Inducted To Hollywood Rock Walk

Linkin Park have been added to Hollywood's Rock Walk.Singer Chester Bennington and his bandmates placed their hands in cement outside the Guitar Center on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles on Wednesday (18Jun14). Benington told...

Ex-motley Crue Star Considering Tour Of 20th Anniversary Album

One-time Motley Crue frontman John Corabi is hoping to play the band's biggest flop in its entirety to mark the album's 20th anniversary this summer (14).Corabi joined the band as fired Vince Neil's replacement in...

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